Black Talent Initiative

Biden Should Prioritize Black Appointments to the U.S. Court of Appeals

President Biden should prioritize appointing Black judges to the U.S. Court of Appeals due to impending retirements. Currently, African Americans are 13% of the U.S. population, but only 10% of active U.S. Court of Appeals Judges (18 of 175).  This disparity could grow quickly. Many active Black U.S. Appellate judges have been waiting for a…

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